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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican negotiators in the U.S. Congress put the finishing touches on a sweeping tax overhaul and will release the details later on Friday, including plans for an expanded child tax credit aimed at winning the support of two wavering senators.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump called on fellow Republican Roy Moore on Friday to concede to Democrat Doug Jones in the Alabama U.S. Senate race, following the party's stinging loss in the southern U.S. state earlier this week.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Friday it has begun an investigation into public reports that Democrat Ruben Kihuen engaged in sexual harassment, adding that starting the probe is not a sign that the Nevada Representative violated any rules.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission vote on Thursday to roll back net neutrality rules could galvanize young voters, a move Democrats hope will send millennials to the polls in greater numbers and bolster their chances in next year's elections.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration put new requirements in place on Friday for the 38 countries participating in the U.S. Visa Waiver Program, including that they use U.S. counterterrorism data to screen travelers, officials said.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Ted Cruz wants to place a cap of 10 cents each on renewable fuel credits - a fraction of their current value - to help U.S. refiners cope with the nation's biofuels policy, according to a document viewed by Reuters on Thursday.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The surprise victory by Democrats in Tuesday's Alabama election for a U.S. senator is prompting fund managers to prepare for more losses by the Republican party in the 2018 mid-term Congressional elections.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Members of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee on Thursday interviewed the head of a data analysis firm to determine whether Donald Trump's election campaign team sought his help to find thousands of emails missing from Hillary Clinton's private server, three sources familiar with the session said.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Alabama Democrat Doug Jones, who won a bitter fight for a U.S. Senate seat this week, on Thursday called on his Republican opponent to concede the race and help heal the Southern state after a deeply divisive contest.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Prominent Republican senators on Thursday embraced a push to overhaul rules for addressing sexual harassment in the U.S. Congress, signing on to a bill that would protect victims and require lawmakers to pay for their own settlements.

SPORTS NEWS
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt is to come out of retirement temporaril...
(Reuters) - Procter & Gamble will "evaluate" next year whether to negotiate another sponsorship deal...
FINANCE NEWS
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top executives at asset manager and investment bank Guggenheim Partners LLC are...
(Reuters) - Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Brazil's Votorantim Group's energy unit...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Governor Randal Quarles on Friday said he would recuse himsel...
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ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Steven Spielberg's new movie "The Post" isn't just a 1971 tale of press freed...
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - New movie "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" brought in $45 million on its opening n...
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Harry and his American fiancée, Meghan Markle, will marry on Sa...
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HEALTH NEWS
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Merck KGaA is reviving plans to bring an oral multiple sclerosis (M...
LONDON (Reuters) - An ingredient in cannabis called cannabidiol or CBD has shown promise in a clini...
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Following a string of food safety scandals, Chinese tourists visiting Copenha...